Syaz Zainal, Shaiful Yahya & June Wong, / 0:14:50 / Malaysia / Drama / 2019
Peon is a true story told through a delivery rider’s phone screen. An order comes in to deliver passports. On his way, he receives a voice message offering him money to deliver it to a different address. The passports belong to a group of Bangladeshi workers who want to return home.
1. BMW Shorties 2019 Competition (Malaysia) - Top 10 Finalists
2. 16th Mini Film Festival 2020 (Malaysia) - Jury Award [MAS] See Films Open Category
2. SeaShorts Film Festival 2020 (Malaysia) - Best Editing, Next New Wave, and SeaShorts Award
Syaz Zainal, Shaiful Yahya & June Wong,
Shaiful Yahya was born in Johor, Malaysia. A director with a background in audio engineering, producing and camera operating, his first short biographical documentary, Anuar 'Black' Mustapha won the 2017 Everyday Humans international short film competition. His pitch for HOOQ Filmmakers Guild 2018 landed him the grant to produce TV series Pilot entitled: Babi!